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15 January 2019
What is paraphrasing? Paraphrasing is the use of ideas or opinions of another author in your writing to support your arguments. This must be written...
14 December 2018
In last week’s blog, we helped you prepare for your listening assessment. This week we’ve got tips to help you with your assessment on the day. Think...
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03 December 2018
Top tips for preparing for a listening assessment Listening is a challenge for many students and a common reason why some students don’t pass at...
13 November 2018
You have studied hard and now it is time for your hard work to be assessed. Some students naturally excel at sitting exams but for most of us it can...
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29 October 2018
 √ You have done your research.  √ You know what you need to talk about.  But...you are feeling a little bit anxious about getting up and speaking...
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08 August 2018
One of the best ways to improve your reading skills is to continually find texts to read. If these texts are interesting to you, they can be...
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15 March 2018
Speakers connect words when speaking naturally and it can be hard to understand the individual words. When people speak naturally, they do not say a...
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01 February 2018
  Listening is one of the hardest skills for many students.    Make it easy and fun! Do not choose a listening activity that is too hard for you....
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23 November 2017
Read the first article to see all the steps: Short answer question reading strategies. Here are some examples of Question Types.  Fact or specific...
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23 November 2017
Do you read a text and understand it, but get the questions wrong? To improve your technique, follow these steps: Click on the links throughout to...

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